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Stegopontonia commensalis


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lexID:
3701 
AphiaID:
220196 
Scientific:
Stegopontonia commensalis 
German:
Seeigel Partnergarnele 
English:
Commensal Urchin Shrimp 
Category:
Räkor 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Palaemonidae (Family) > Stegopontonia (Genus) > commensalis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Nobili, 1906 
Occurrence:
Andamanska Havet, Australien, Franska Polynesien, Hawaii, Indiska Oceanen - Stilla Havet, Indonesien, Kenya, Maldiverna, Mauritius, Nya Kaledonien, Röda Havet, Seychellerna , Sulawesi (Indonesien), Västra Indiska Oceanen, Västra Stillahavet 
Size:
bis zu 3cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Artemia, Plankton 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
4 - Medelsvår 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-09-17 14:30:56 

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Always in association with the sea urchins Diadema spp., Echinothrix diadema, Astropyga radiata. It lives on or amongst the spines, never on the body. Compressed and elongated shrimp, fit for living among the urchin's spines. Black or purple colour with 3 longitudinal white lines. 3.5 cm.
Similar to Periclimenes cf. rectirostris

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